The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 76 43 54
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +11
Contract jobs citing NHS 12 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.32% 2.03% 1.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.28% 6.62% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 3
Average daily rate £450 £306 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.93% +30.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.19 £15.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +1.69%
NHS
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Miscellaneous Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
366 151 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 40.40% 30.63% 27.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 79 96
Average daily rate £325 £347 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.46% +23.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £215 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £519 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 1
Average hourly rate £28.00 £12.36 £11.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.62% +8.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -5.60%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NHS across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing NHS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NHS.

1 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (21.05%) Kofax
1 4 (21.05%) OCR
2 3 (15.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
3 2 (10.53%) LAN
3 2 (10.53%) WAN
3 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) QA
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
3 2 (10.53%) User Stories
3 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
3 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.53%) Business Process Mapping
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
4 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
4 1 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (5.26%) Sitecore
4 1 (5.26%) HTML5
4 1 (5.26%) CSS3
4 1 (5.26%) Change Control
4 1 (5.26%) Twitter

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing NHS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NHS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) CMS
1 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) LAN
1 2 (10.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) QlikView
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Lead Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Coordinator
4 2 (10.53%) Information Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Designer
5 1 (5.26%) QlikView Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Sitecore Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) CSS3
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) HTML5
1 1 (5.26%) JSON
1 1 (5.26%) Sass
1 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) OCR
1 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.53%) Business Process Mapping
3 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
3 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
3 2 (10.53%) User Stories
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Change Control
4 1 (5.26%) Content Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (5.26%) Web Design
4 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Kofax
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe
2 1 (5.26%) Capita
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.26%) Twitter
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